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DI Dongdong
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthLiaoyang, CHN
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
Name of coach
Wang Chunlei [club, national], CHN; Zhang Qingru [club, national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Doha, QAT
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Wang Chunlei. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work leads to success." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He has been presented with the May 4th Youth Medal and the May 1st Labour Medal by the All-Liaoyang Federation of Trade Unions [AFTU] in the People's Republic of China. The honours were in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (lnly.wenming.cn, 17 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (wensheng.gov.cn, 08 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He was born with a vision impairment. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 100m T11 11.32
2 2016 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 43.05
Semifinal 2016 200m T11 23.22
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 100m T11 11.35
Heats 2015 200m T11 26.80
4 2015 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 45.00
3 2017 100m T11 11.55
2 2017 400m T11 53.38
3 2017 200m T11 23.77
1 2017 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 48.56
3 2019 Long Jump T11 6.33
  2019 400m T11  DSQ
4 2019 100m T11 11.20
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 200m T11 23.33
3 2018 100m T11 11.59
1 2018 400m T11 53.15
1 2018 Long Jump T11 6.55